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Male, US, born 1874-10-07, died 1955-04-01

Associated with the firms network

Meyer and Holler, Architects, Engineers and Builders; Milwaukee Building Company


Professional History

Co-founding Partner, Milwaukee Building Company, Los Angeles, CA, 1906-c. 1920; Partner, Meyer and Holler, Architects, Los Angeles, CA, 1920-1941; on his 1918 Draft Registration Card, he indicated himself to have been a "Manager" at the Milwaukee Building Company. The Milwaukee Building Company, in 1918, had its headquarters in Office #316 of the Wright and Callender Building, Los Angeles, CA.

Personal

His 1918 World War Draft Registration Card and the 1920 US Census indicated that Meyer lived at 840 South Berendo Street, two blocks south of Wilshire Boulevard and the Miracle Mile. Meyer was laid to rest in the Santa Barbara Cemetery (Room 1-Bay C-Row 02-Niche 02). (See "Mendel Meyer,Accessed 05/02/2013.)

Both of his parents had been born in Germany.

He married Mabel Miles Meyer.

The Los Angeles Public Library's California Index, an important repository of information on Southern California history, referred to Mendel S. Meyer as "Gabriel S. Meyer." This was how Meyer's first name appeared in PCAD until 05/01/2013. SSN: 564161180.



Associated Locations

  • Santa Barbara, CA (Architect's Death)
    Santa Barbara, CA

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PCAD id: 295


NameDateCityState
4th Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles, CA1924Los AngelesCA
6777 Hollywood Boulevard Building, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
9th Church of Christ, Scientist, Los Angeles, CA1925Los AngelesCA
Anderson, Elizabeth Milbank House, Long Beach, CA1912
California Theatre, Anaheim Colony Historic District, Anaheim, CA 1920-1921AnaheimCA
Chandler, Harold, House, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Chapman’s Alician Court Theatre, Downtown, Fullerton, CA1924-1925FullertonCA
Fox Cabrillo Theatre, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 1922-1923San PedroCA
Getty House, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Gillette, King, Loft Building, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Granada Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1921-1921Los AngelesCA
Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1926-1927Los AngelesCA
Grauman's Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1921-1922Los AngelesCA
Hollywood 1st National Bank, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
Hollywood Athletic Club, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1927Los AngelesCA
Masonic Building, Lodge, Wilshire, Los Angeles, CA1928Los AngelesCA
Mason Opera House, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA 1902-1903Los AngelesCA
Mason Theatre, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
McNamara, Thomas, House, Los Angeles, CA1922Los AngelesCA
Medical Arts Building, Downtown, Los Angeles, CA1922Los AngelesCA
Montmartre Cafe, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Mount Washington Hotel, Los Angeles, CA1911Los AngelesCA
Norswing Medical Office Building, Los Angeles, CA1922-1923Los AngelesCA
Petroleum Securities Building, Los Angeles, CA1928Los AngelesCA
Pierce Brothers and Company, Mortuary, 714 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA1923-1924Los AngelesCA
Saint Mary's Armenian Apostolic Church, Glendale, CAGlendaleCA
Standard Film Laboratories, Office and Laboratory Building, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA1921-1922Los AngelesCA
Tustin, Mary, House, Los Angeles, CALos AngelesCA
Walker's Department Store, Downtown, Long Beach, CA1928Long BeachCA
West Coast Theatre, Long Beach, CA 1924-1925Long BeachCA
Wilson, E. Clem, Building, Miracle Mile, Los Angeles, CA1929Los AngelesCA
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